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THE RELIGION OF DR. HOLMES' POEMS. With portrait. Rev. M. J. Savage. Arena (53 c.) for December.
PROFESSOR F. MAX MULLER. Portrait. Arena (53 c.) for December.
THE PERSONAL ELEMENT IN Literary Success. Lippin cott's (28 c.) for December.
A MORNING WITH BRET HARTE. With eight portraits. H. J. W. Dam. McClure's Magazine ( 18 c. ) for December. REMINISCENCES OF JOSH BILLINGS. Joel Benton. Home and Country (18 c.) for December.
ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS. Alphonse Villiers. Home and Country (18 c.) for December.
THE CHIEF INFLUENCES ON MY CAREer. Philip Gilbert Hamerton. Forum ( 28 c. ) for December.
THE READING HABITS OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLE. Price Collier. Forum (28 c. ) for December.
NEW STORY-TELLEKS AND THE DOOM OF REALISM. W. R. Thayer. Forum (28 c.) for December.
SOME CONTEMPORARY ENGLISH NOVELISTS. Jeannette L. Gilder. Chautauquan ( 28 c. ) for December.
JOURNALISM IN THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH. Theodore L. Flood. Chautauquan (28 c. ) for December.
DR. OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES' HEALTH COde. With portrait. Felix L. Oswald. Chautauquan (28 c.) for December.
No BACKWARD STEP IN COPYRIGHT! Topics of the Time. Century (38 c.) for December.
THE YEAR'S CROP OF FICTION. Literature (28 c.) for December.
H. H. Boyesen. Current
SOME PERSONAL REMINISCENCES OF WALTER PATER. William Sharp. Atlantic (38 c.) for December.
DR. HOLMES. H. E. Scudder. Atlantic (38 c.) for Decem
THE WIFE OF ALPHONSE DAUDET. With portrait. Th. Bentzon. Ladies' Home Journal ( 13 c ) for December.
MY LITERARY PASSIONS. W. D. Howells. Ladies' Home Journal (13 c.) for December.
DR. HOLMES AS A CIVILIZER, and DR. HOLMES AND BosThe Point of View. Scribner's ( 28 c. ) for December. THE CHEMISTRY OF SLEEP. Henry Wurtz, Ph. D. Popular Science Monthly ( 53 c.) for December.
THE NEED OF EDUCATED MEN. David Starr Jordan. Popu lar Science Monthly ( 53 c. ) for December.
OFF-HAND CHATS WITH AMERICAN HUMORISTS. With portraits of Mark Twain, James Whitcomb Riley, Sam Walter Foss, Eugene Field, Henry Guy Carleton, Sydney Rosenfield Bill Nye, "M. Quad," Palmer Cox, John Kendrick Bangs, Bret Harte, Marshall P. Wilder, Edward W. Townsend, "Mickey Finn," William H. McElroy, Philander Johnson, W. J. Lampton, Alexander E. Sweet, and J. T. Wheelwright. Gilson Willetts. Demorest's ( 23 c. ) for December.
THE RELIGION OF EMERSON. With portrait. Rev. W. H. Savage. Arena (53 c.) for November.
THE CHIEFS OF THE AMERICAN PRESS. James Creelman. Cosmopolitan (18 c.) for November.
THE PUBLIC LIBRARY MOVEMENT. William I. Fletcher. Cosmopolitan (18 c.) for November.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES, A character sketch. Edward Everett Hale. Review of Reviews ( 28 c. ) for November. METHODS OF AUTHORS. Reprinted from Chambers' Journal in Eclectic (48 c.) for November.
SHAKESPEARE, THE BOY. Professor W. J. Rolfe. I.-IV. Youth's Companion (8 c. each ) for November 1, 8, 15, 22. REMINISCENCES OF DR. HOLMES. W. H. Rideing. Youth's Companion (8 c.) for November 8.
THE BROOKLYN TIMES AND ITS STAFF. Fourth Estate (13 c.) for November 8.
THE FORUM AND ITS STAFF. Fourth Estate ( 13 c.) for November 8.
Chester S. LORD. With portrait. Journalist (13 c. ) for November 10.
R. E. A. DORR. With portrait. Journalist ( 13 c.) for November 17.
HINTS FOR YOUNG AUTHORS. Margaret E. Sangster. Harper's Young People (8 c.) for October 30.
JAMES ANTHONY FROUDE. With portrait. John Gilmer Speed. Harper's Weekly ( 13 c. ) for November 3.
PHILIP GILBERT HAMERTON. With portrait. Robert J. Wickenden. Harper's Weekly ( 13 c.) for November 24.
THE NOVELIST IN SHAKESPEARE. Hall Caine. Reprinted from New Review in Littell's Living Age (21 c.) for November 3.
FRANCIS THOMPSON: A STUDY IN TEmperament. Reprinted from London Quarterly Review in Littell's Living Age (21 c.) for November 17.
THE HISTORICAL NOVEL. George Saintsbury. Conclusion. Reprinted from Macmillan's Magazine in Littell's Living Age (21 c.) for November 24.
NEWS AND NOTES.
Mrs. Louise Chandler Moulton arrived in Boston November 6, on her return from Europe.
A. J. Mountney Jephson, the African explorer and author, is to marry Miss Anna Head, daughter of A. E. Head, a San Francisco millionaire.
The London papers have fixed upon R. S. Hichaus as the author of "The Green Carnation." It is his first offence.
Will Allen Dromgoole, the Tennessee author, is now giving platform readings from her writings.
Dr. Wolfred Nelson has just returned from a trip to the island of Jamaica, where he has gathered the material for a book soon to be published under the title, "Her Majesty's Possessions: Jamaican Vistas." Dr. Nelson has made more than three hundred photographs for the book. His "Five Years in Panama" is soon going into a new edition. Dr. Nelson has recently been elected a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society of Great Britain.
John James Piatt and Sarah M. B. Piatt are visiting in Edinburgh, before coming to settle permanently in the United States.
Arthur H. Howells, of the Cincinnati Tribune, has a story, "Deuteronomy," in the Midland Monthly (Des Moines, Ia.) for December.
Mr. and Mrs. John Elliott are in Italy, where they will spend the winter. Mrs. Elliott (Maud Howe) is busy with a new novel.
The Mother's Journal is the name of a new monthly publication started at New Haven, Conn., in the interests of the home.
A new magazine, the Reciting World, made its appearance in Cincinnati November 10. contains poetry and prose for public recitations, an article on the College of Music by Peter Rudolph Neff, the president, and minor poems by Hamilton Galt.
Howard Challen, of New York, will shortly begin the publication of a serial entitled Topics of Books and Sketches of Authors, to be the table of contents and index, and the profession, calling, or specialty of the author, with or without portraits. The initial number will be devoted to scientific books, to be succeeded by numbers devoted to medical and technical law, etc., each section to be re-indexed.
Chic is the name of a new monthly magazine, devoted to general topics, which has been started at San Francisco by Robert H. Davis.
A new inter-university magazine, to be called the Calumet, is projected in New York. John Seymour Wood is to be the editor, and Walter T. Camp and Peter T. Austin will be associated with him. The new periodical will cover all matters of interest to college graduates, in art, literature, politics, and athletics.
A new juvenile periodical, to be called the Young People's Magazine, will be published in Boston, beginning this month, by the EatonDunlap Co. The new magazine will be conducted on the lines of Wide Awake, which was absorbed by St. Nicholas not long ago.
G. P. Putnam's Sons will shortly begin publishing a serial entitled Little Journeys, each monthly number of which will contain a description of a recent visit made by Elbert Hubbard to the homes and haunts of some well-known author. The first group of authors whose homes are to be described includes: George Eliot, Thomas Carlyle, John Ruskin, W. E. Gladstone, J. M. W. Turner, Jonathan Swift, Victor Hugo, William Wordsworth, W. M. Thackeray, Charles Dickens, Shakespeare, Oliver Goldsmith.
The old University Magazine reappears for November as the American University Magazine, New York, under new auspices and in much more attractive form.
An ideal newspaper for the makers of newspapers is the Fourth Estate (New York). It is published weekly, has reached No. 13 of its second volume, and shows every indication of prosperity and success. It is clean, bright, newsy, well-edited, well-illustrated, and wellprinted, and, altogether, it is a paper that any newspaper man may take pride in as the organ of his profession. Subscribers for THE WRITER should all be subscribers for the Fourth Estate as well.
The Magazine of Art (New York), which begins a new volume with the December number, is to be enlarged once more. Henceforward, in addition to the three plates now given, - consisting of the frontispiece (etching or photogravure), the extra plate (etching or woodengraving), and the unbacked page (wood-engraving), there will be issued from time to time a fourth plate, consisting, as a rule, of a study from the hand of one of the leading artists of the world, modern or ancient, reproduced where necessary in the color of the original. This plate will be printed separately for the convenience of those students and readers who may prefer to frame it. The frontispiece photogravure of the December number, "Moving," by C. Wünnenberg, is exceptionally beautiful.
An attachment of $3,322 has been issued against the H. W. Hageman Publishing Company, New York.
The Occident, a Presbyterian weekly paper, published at San Francisco, announces a suspension of publication for thirty days, in order to devote the time to the collection of outstanding dues.
G. T. T. Perry has been appointed temporary receiver of the University Magazine Company, of New York, in place of Albert W. Faulkner, resigned.
The Illustrated Christian Weekly (New York) has suspended publication, and its whole list of subscribers has been bought by the Christian Work (New York).
The publishers of the Youth's Companion (Boston) offer eleven prizes for original short stories, $500 each for the two best, $250 each for the four second best, and $100 each for the five third best. Terms and conditions are described in a circular to be obtained of the publishers.
Prizes amounting to $2,000 are offered for manuscripts suitable for Sunday school papers by the David C. Cook Publishing Company, Chicago. There are fifty-six prizes of from $20 to $200 each. Complete information is given in a circular.
In the Comfort short story contest for October, two Cincinnati writers won prizes- Mrs. Andrew Chevalier Woods and Miss Edith Cooper.
James M. Glenn, president of the Cincinnati chamber of commerce, had an article in the symposium published in the November number of the North American Review.
The residence of Mrs. Elizabeth Cherry Haire, editor of Womankind, near Cincinnati, was destroyed by fire in July, and much copy was lost; in October the publishing plant of Womankind, at Springfield, O., was destroyed, but it is being rapidly rebuilt.
In a suit brought in Boston by the widow and children of George H. Corliss, the inventor, Judge Colt, of the United States circuit court, has decided that a statesman, author, artist, or inventor, who asks for, and desires, public recognition, may be said to have surrendered the right to prohibit the publication of his portrait or his photograph.
The Review of Reviews (New York) for November has portraits of the late Professor Swing, the late James Anthony Froude, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Frances Power Cobbe, Mary Hallock Foote, and Paul Bourget.
Harper's Magazine has published sixty short stories during 1894.
The Christmas number of Current Literature appears in a delicate cover of white and green. It is beautifully illustrated with fine cuts from the holiday books, and contains special holiday articles of interest to book-lovers. Among these are: "The Year's Crop of Fiction," by Professor H. H. Boyesen; "The Art of ExtraIllustrating"; and an entertaining interview on "The Art of Bookmaking Up-to-Date."
Under the heading "Two Great Authors" in the North American Review for December Henry Cabot Lodge writes of Dr. Holmes, and Professor Goldwin Smith of J. A. Froude.
James Anthony Froude left directions in his last will that all his literary papers be destroyed, including the unprinted documents concerning the Carlyles, which Thomas Carlyle bequeathed to him.
William T. Adams, "Oliver Optic," who is now seventy-three years old, has written as many as 126 books and 1,000 newspaper stories.
The December Century has a new cover, designed by Berkeley Updike and J. E. Hills, both of Boston.
Bret Harte tells of the young Mark Twain in McClure's Magazine for December, and of his own experiences as express messenger, editor, and author in the early California days.
The Review of Reviews (New York) for December has portraits of W. G. T. Shedd, James McCosh, P. G. Hamerton, John Walter, and Professor William M. Sloane.
John Walter, publisher of the London Times, died November 3, aged seventy-five.
Philip Gilbert Hamerton died at Boulogne November 5, aged sixty years.
Frank P. W. Bellew, the artist, known to readers of Life as Chip," died in New York November 7, aged thirty-two.
Dr. James McCosh died at Princeton, N. J., November 16, aged eighty-three.
Francis A. Teall, who was one of the editors of the "Century Dictionary," died at Bloomfield, N. J., November 16, aged seventy-two.
Robert C. Winthrop died in Boston November 16, aged eighty-five.
Dr. W. G. T. Shedd died in New York city November 17, aged seventy-four.